Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was set to tell Canadians about new measures to help with the rising cost of living Thursday, but the announcement has been delayed.
The federal government is going to temporarily double GST rebate cheques, increase aid to help low-income Canadians pay their rent and launch the first part of a national dental care plan.
News of the death of Queen Elizabeth II Thursday afternoon interrupted the plan to reveal details of the changes as the Liberal cabinet met in Vancouver, and it’s now unclear when the announcement will happen.
Before the delay, two sources familiar with details of the plans spoke to The Canadian Press on the condition they not be named in order to discuss matters that are not yet public….
Source: The Epoch Times